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The following page is designed to offer practical help to pastoral selection committees. The information contained herein is for the use of our member churches only. Please click on the link of your choice below. You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader®.

If you are currently conducting a pastoral search please check out the following sites;; in addition to our own web page entilted Churches - Pastors Wanted.

Local Church Profile-This document can be used to profile your church to all new pastoral candidates.

Pastoral Profile and Survey-This document provides the church with an overview of a pastoral candidate's gifts and strengths.

The Calling and Locating of a Pastor-This document outlines all the essential details that a church needs to consider when calling a pastor to their church.

The Role of Senior Pastors - This document gives a sample outline for the role of a senior pastor.

Candidate Interview Form-This document provides the church with an interview process for the pastoral candidate

What We Offer - This document provides an overview of the resources provided by the Congregational Christian Churches in Canada.

Employment Policy 6.0-This document outlines the new requirements of churches when employing a non C.C.C.C. pastor.

Application for Ministerial Credentials-This document is for a non C.C.C.C. pastor.

IMPORTANT FOR CREDENTIALS APPLICATIONS - Applications must be completed in full and accompanied by a $50 license fee and a police check. We will also require 4 Confidential Reference Forms to be completed and returned. In order to expedite your application, send this link, or copy and print the Confidential Reference Form to your 4 references. References can then complete and return the form either by email to, by fax to 519-751-0852 or by mail to 442 Grey Street, Unit H, Brantford, ON N3S 7N3

Employment Contracts-This point-form document outlines the benefits of an employment contract.

Compensation Guide for CCCC Pastors-This document provides a thorough look into what should be considered in compensating your pastor.

Letter of Agreement for Interim Pastoral Ministry -This sample model of an interim ministry contract may be altered or revised to suit an individual church's needs. Please feel free to contact the National Office for any additional advice regarding the calling of an interim leader.